Trading the Mexican border for Mitkof Island
January 19, 2017
David Plagens worked as a police officer in west Texas on the border of New Mexico and Mexico prior to accepting a position with the Petersburg Police Department. He has
four years of law enforcement experience, including three years as a deputy and one as a jailer.
Plagens is married and his wife Jolie will be moving to the island this spring, maybe
mid-April. Plagens has only been in town a couple of weeks, but he already has a healthy respect for the local
fishing community and wet weather.
"I'm used to the heat, obviously, and never getting any rain," he says. "But so far everyth...
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